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{adj: Yankee} used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

{n: New Englander, Yankee} an American who lives in New England

{n: Yankee, Yank, Northerner} an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

{n: Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle} an American (especially to non-Americans)

{n: flint corn, flint maize, Yankee corn, Zea mays indurata} corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm

{n: macaroni} a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
"Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

{n: opener} the first event in a series
"she played Chopin for her opener"
"the season's opener was a game against the Yankees"

{n: run, tally} a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
"the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"
"their first tally came in the 3rd inning"

{v: outclass} cause to appear in a lower class
"The Yankees outclassed Cincinnati"

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